200hr YTT - fall 2021

Featuring Theresa Pauline, Ashish and more!

Training Dates 

9 weekends - from September 4 to November 28


Theresa, Jess Jia, Guy and more!


Early Bird Pricing: 17,900. Paid in full by August 1.

Full Investment: 19,900rmb 


Scan QR code to request your application or email Theresa@taozitreeyoga.com

Taozi Tree Yoga would like to deeply welcome you to the beginning of what could be a life-changing experience for you. Making the decision to take a yoga teacher training isn’t about becoming a yoga teacher. It is about really deeply looking into yourself and uncovering and reconnecting to your most authentic self.


If you are you curious enough about yoga to spend 200 hours + reading, discussing, and practicing it with like-minded people. If you are ready to have your perspective and outlook on life transformed. If you have been thinking about joining a yoga tribe for this exciting journey and wish to take your own practice to the next level, then NOW is the time. Rocket into a new dimension with more purpose and value behind everything that you do join us to become a 200hr Yoga Alliance certified teacher!



The most common questions we receive about this training are: Do you think I'm good enough to participate in a yoga teacher training? Do I have enough experience? Am I strong or flexible enough? Our answer in almost all cases is YES!!!


Our questions for you are...Do you love or are you curious enough about yoga to spend 200 hours + reading, discussing, and practicing it with like-minded people? And, more importantly, are you ready to have your perspective and outlook on life transformed? 


If you have been thinking about joining our tribe on this exciting journey and you wish to take your own practice to the next level, then now is the time. If you are ready to rocket into a new dimension with more purpose and value behind everything that you do... then please, join us. Our yoga teacher training is guaranteed to be a life-changing experience. 


Our training is based on the 8-limb path outlined by Patanjali and our lineage from Krishnamacharya. 

Curriculum Includes: 

  • Morning Satsang (community practice) including pranayama, meditation, and kirtan/chanting

  • Daily asana practice exploring concepts covered in daily lectures and workshops; classes may include mudras, mantras, chakras, and other deeper themes

  • Sequencing charting + 6 actions of the spine

  • Sankalpa writing and intention setting

  • Yoga Nidra: Relax into Greatness w/ Rod Stryker to help plant the Sankalpa into students hearts

  • Yoga history; from the ancient Indus valley to modern-day; Vedic Era/Pre-Classical Era/Classical Era/Post-Classical (modern-day; Including Krishnamacharya)

  • Yoga philosophy and how it applies to our daily lives; exploration of the Yamas and Niyamas

  • Study of the ~50 most commonly found asanas in entry-level to intermediate level classes; intention, benefits, teaching technique, contraindications, modifications, bio-mechanics, Drishti, Bandhas (energy locks) and the energetic effects (vayus, chakras, doshas) 

  • Mechanics of breathing as it relates to natural breath and pranayama + kumbhaka; full yoga breath, ujjayi, kapalabhati, nadi-shodhana 

  • Yoga physiology, energy bodies and how to incorporate in classes

  • Anatomy of the body, musculoskeletal system and, key joints + how to practice safely with injury prevention as a priority

  • Intro to Ayurveda and Dosha imbalances (Kapha+Vata+Pita)

  • Intro to teaching special groups: PST, elderly, pregnancy, kids

  • Intro to Mindfulness + Yoga and the brain / Intro to trauma-informed teaching

  • How to teach; the yoga Ps (posture, pace, presence, professionalism)

  • Yoga ethics

  • An opportunity to practice teach in community classes in Beijing

  • An exploration of voice and the ability to practice dharma (our true life's purpose) and finding a place for karma yoga (service) in our lives and in our community

  • Final written exam + teaching practicum with unparalleled and invaluable feedback sessions 

  • Much, much more...

Training Dates and Costs


For our fall training our days will be slightly shorter than usual so we can get enough rest between days... 


September: 4,5 / 11,12 / (18, 19 off)/ 25, 26

October: (2, 3 off)/ 9, 10 / 16, 17 / (23, 24 off)/ 30, 31

November: 6, 7 / (13, 14 off)/ 20, 21 / 27, 28


EARLY BIRD INVESTMENT: 17,900 RMB (Paid in full by August 1st) 


DEPOSIT: 6,000 RMB paid upon acceptance of your application (non-refundable) 


*Students who are fully paid can begin to take classes in the space for 50% OFF the drop-in rate (75RMB per class) this benefit lasts through the duration of the training. 





To ask us anything or to receive the application please contact us via our WeChat public account or send an e-mail to Theresa. 


WeChat ID: TaoziTreeYoga



Spring 2019

The YTT experience with Theresa has been one of the most inspiring of my life. She has a story to share, and she is not afraid of being who she is. This is the message of yoga, this is what she thought me and what I will bring with me, on and off the mat. If more people took this training, I’m pretty confident the world would be a much better place.


Spring 2018

Overall best decision I’ve made for myself and family to become a better and healthier person.


Fall 2018

Enrolling in the 200 YTT at Taozi is one of the best things I have done for myself. I chose Taozi based on personal recommendations and rave reviews from students who had completed previous trainings. I leave my training filled with gratitude, joy and a sense of accomplishment. I am excited and ready to carry my learning forward and apply it to my life, my teaching and my practice.



Summer 2018

I experienced spiritual bliss through meditation and chanting mantras every day early in the morning in this course. I felt cared for, loved and moved by the kind encouragement offered by the teachers at Taozi. I will strongly recommend this course to others as it will be meaningful for their lives and will deepen their yoga practice.


Spring, 2019

Theresa beautifully demonstrates how universal yoga is, no matter what your first language is or why you are in China. Theresa encourages her students to find their dharma and carry out their life's purpose beyond the yoga mat.


Spring 2019

This training was the perfect approach for someone like me, who had been on the fence about doing a YTT for years but was scared I didn't fit some sort of yoga ideal. I felt like I was in a safe, nurturing, and open-ended environment where people of all practices and backgrounds were welcome to come and explore where they wanted to take their yoga practice.